Il dispatrio, le doppie culture / Exile and double-cultures: A recital by pianist Cosimo Colazzo

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When: Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: PianoForte Studios, 1335 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL. RSVP at  

Dispatrio refers to an imposed or self-chosen exile, a removal from one’s roots to find oneself elsewhere, where one tris to recreate the conditions of a new home and hearth. Dispatrio also refers to a culture of belonging that becomes an interior dimension, unrelated to the places and spaces of everyday life, a new encounter with the other: the other that comes to inhabits us.Luigi Meneghello (1922-2007) discusses this concept in one of his books, Il dispatrio (1994), in which he shares his personal experience of crossing Italian and English cultures.

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